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Video: Welcome Video Describing Current COVID-19 Situation in U.S.

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: September 20, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This video, currently available in Dari and Pashto, shares current information about COVID-19 in the United States including the Delta variant, vaccine access, and sources of reliable information. 
Poster of family with chickenpox

Poster: Chickenpox Spreads Easily

Author(s): U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: September 15, 2021
Topic(s): Health
This poster includes the following information: Chickenpox spreads easily. If you have chickenpox symptoms, immediately report your symptoms to medical staff. The most common symptom of chickenpox is a rash that turns into itchy, fluid-filled blisters. Other symptoms include: Fever Loss of appetite Headache Tiredness Adults, pregnant women, and those with a weak immune system …

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Poster with illustration of people with measles

Poster: Measles Spreads Easily

Author(s): U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: September 15, 2021
Topic(s): Health
This poster covers the following information: Measles spreads easily. If you have measles symptoms, immediately report your symptoms to medical staff. The most common symptoms of measles are a fever and a rash. Other symptoms include: High fever (may spike to more than 104°F) Cough Runny nose Red, watery eyes Rash that breaks out 3-5 …

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Poster: Unaccompanied Children (UC) and Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Infographics

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: September 14, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Guardianship
These infographics were designed by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) for the public. They are related to helping Unaccompanied Afghan Minors (UAMs) and will be useful for both Unaccompanied Children (UC) and Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) programs. Infographics include: State Help for Afghan Children Interested in Fostering? How UC Qualify for URM UC and …

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Guide: Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis

Author(s): U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: September 13, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Tuberculosis
Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (TB) provides information on the diagnosis and treatment of TB infection and TB disease. Key audiences for this booklet are people with or at risk for TB; people who may have been exposed to someone with TB; people who provide services for those at high risk for TB, such as …

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Archived Webinar: Learn About Immigration Pathways for At-Risk Afghans

Author(s): International Refugee Assistance Program (IRAP)
Date: September 10, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole
As the security situation in Afghanistan remains dire, many Afghans and their friends and colleagues may be looking for information about U.S. humanitarian immigration pathways for Afghans. Some Afghans have also entered the U.S. with temporary parole status, leading to questions about how these pathways relate to options for permanent immigration status in the U.S. …

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Guide: Fact Sheet on Operation Allies Welcome (OAW)

Author(s): U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Date: September 3, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Immigration Legal Needs
On August 29, 2021, President Biden directed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to lead implementation of ongoing efforts across the federal government to support vulnerable Afghans, including those who worked alongside us in Afghanistan for the past two decades, as they safely resettle in the United States. These coordinated efforts are known as Operation …

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Polio poster with pictures of symptoms

Poster: Polio Spreads Easily

Author(s): U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: September 1, 2021
Topic(s): Health
This poster covers the following information:  Polio spreads easily. Most people who get infected with poliovirus (about 72%) will not have any visible symptoms. People with symptoms will have: Sore throat Fever Tiredness Nausea Headache Stomach pain These symptoms usually last 2 to 5 days. If you have polio symptoms, immediately report your symptoms to …

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Guide: Benefits for Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders or SQ/SI Parolees

Author(s): Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
Date: September 1, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management
Subtopic(s): Program Eligibility
This information guide answers frequently asked questions about eligibility of Afghan and Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders or SQ/SI Parolees for various services. These services include ORR services, where to sign up, and details on specific benefits. 

Tip Sheet: Parole and Beyond for Afghan Nationals

Author(s): Pars Equality Center
Date: August 30, 2021
Topic(s): Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Humanitarian Parole
Humanitarian parole is a temporary discretionary authorization to enter the United States that can be granted based on humanitarian or significant public benefit reasons. On August 26, 2021, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published guidance for Afghan nationals seeking parole into the United States. This document describes the legal options and rights/responsibilities for …

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